Rev Edward Young Buchanan
"Dr. Buchanan was in his 81st year. He was born in Mecersburg, Franklin County, May 30, 1811 and was a son of James Buchanan, and a brother of James Buchanan, President of the United States, who was 20 years his senior. Dr. Buchanan received his early education at Mercersburg, and at the age of 15 entered Dickinson College. He graduated with the second honors of his class.
"Dr. Buchanan was a faithful and devoted Pastor, and was much beloved by those who knew him. He was active in the work of the church in this diocese, and had been a member of different church organizations. He married Anne Eliza Foster, a daughther of William B. Foster of Pittsburg, and a sister of Stephen C. Foster, the composer of "Old Folks at Home" and "My Old Kentucky Home," and William B. Foster, one of the first engineers of the Pennsylvania Railroad who died in 1801. Dr. Buchanan leaves one son and five daughters. The son is a resident of California. The funeral will take place on Wednesday. Services will be held at St. James Church and the interment will be made at Trinity Churchyard, Oxford."
Information obtained from State Library of Pennsylvania: Genealogy Collection, Pennsylvania Scrap Book Necrology, Volume 12, p. 112.